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B-Travel Barcelona 2015

B-Travel is Fira de Barcelona‘s revamped International Tourism Show in Catalonia which, after 23 years, is embarking on a new stage with a greater focus on travel experiences. From 17 to 19 April, the Montjuïc Exhibition Centre will host specialised proposals in tourism, offering both close at home destinations and others in more than 50 […]


The art of chocolate in Barcelona

A visit to pastry chef Oriol Balaguer’s kitchen means entering a world of chocolate. All sorts of chocolate bars and goodies are crafted here. Oriol Balaguer has been a pastry chef for over ten years and has won a string of awards such as the best pastry chef in Catalonia, best desserts in the world, […]


A Time for Vermouth

Although it never really went away, vermouth seems to be living a golden age in Barcelona; a fine excuse for meeting friends at the bar and enjoying this exquisite and distinctive drink. Made from wine aromatized with herbs and botanicals, vermouth finds its way into many of the city’s favorite cocktails, so it’s pretty easy […]


New Urban Sports Park in Barcelona

Barcelona now has a new location for practising urban sports: the Via Favència Sports Park, in the district of Nou Barris. The park, which has a surface area of over 2,200 m2, now has a new multi-sport skating area, for skateboarding and other urban sports. The new venue includes typical elements found in urban squares, […]


A passionate and romantic getaway at B-Hotel in Barcelona

With an aphrodisiac cocktail, a bottle of cava and a box of chocolates, and a set of sensual products, the B-Passion travel package has everything you need to fall and stay in love. The stylish and cosmopolitan B-Hotel of Barcelona is pleased to now offer guests a unique opportunity to enjoy a very special stay, […]


Historical Market: Mercat de Sant Antoni

Every Sunday from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm the Mercat de Sant Antoni comes out into the street. Provisionally located in a marquee in c/ Comte Urgell, you can find all sorts of second hand books, stamps, films, toys and a wealth of other things. Visit one of Barcelona’s most historical markets. More info in […]


Festival Jardins de Pedralbes with great music stars!

The festival is on from 8 June to 9 July and reaches its 3rd edition with an all-star line-up. High profile international artists such as Pet Shop Boys, Anastacia, Bob Dylan, Buena Vista Social Club, Jessie J and Paul Weller are just some of this year’s performers. As well as international artists, the Festival Jardins […]


Poble Sec, a neighborhood full of life in Barcelona

Poble Sec is one of Barcelona’s most exciting neighborhoods. In the past few years, numerous new businesses have opened in this quaint residential area, just a 20-minute walk from the city center, revitalizing the neighborhood, and breathing new life into it without disrupting its authentic character. One of its principal arteries is Carrer Blai, one […]



Free tickets to the 2015 Formula 1 Grand Prix

Would you like to win two tickets to the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Barcelona? This year the 25th annual Formula 1 Grands Prix will be held in the famous Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit from May 7-10 2015, where you can enjoy first-hand the incredible feats of Formula 1 racing. To celebrate Formula 1’s 25th anniversary, NN […]


New bell tower opens to the public!

The renovation of the basilica (bell tower of Sants Just i Pastor) has meant that guided tours are now organised to discover an important historical and artistic legacy. Archaeological remains from the 6th century have been unearthed underneath the church, and paintings by Josep Mirabent i Bartomeu Ribó in 1857 have been discovered on the […]